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Le vice-président américain Joe Biden en visite officielle à Ottawa

Le ministre des Affaires étrangères, Stéphane Dion, soutient que la visite au Canada du vice-président américain sortant, Joe Biden, s'inscrit dans la transition en cours à la Maison-Blanche.Tandis que Joe Biden devait atterrir à Ottawa jeudi, le ministre Stéphane Dion a réitéré son intention d'inviter Donald Trump à se joindre au Canada dans la lutte contre les changements c ....

Couillard veut frapper un grand coup avec un remaniement

Les résultats des élections partielles de lundi dernier au Québec ont donné un dur coup aux libéraux. La soirée électorale a été pénible pour le premier ministre, qui a vu l'appui à son parti chuter dans les quatre circonscriptions soumises au vote. Pour Philippe Couillard, il s'agissait du dernier morceau de casse-tête pour le convaincre de réaligner son gouvernement.Ainsi, ....

L'ex-député fédéral Warren Allmand est décédé mercredi

Warren Allmand, qui a régné pendant plus de trente ans comme député fédéral dans la circonscription montréalaise de Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, est décédé mercredi. Il avait 84 ans.Le premier ministre Justin Trudeau a salué la mémoire de celui qui a été ministre dans les gouvernements de son père, soulignant ses "énormes contributions" au Canada.-Advertisement-xLe maire de Mo ....

Why the Latest Food Trends Hit Shelves Later Than you'd Think

(NC) We all know that too much sodium isn't good for us. So why does it take food manufacturers so long to make changes that'll make their existing products healthier? The truth is that reducing sodium in a product takes up to 28 months on average. This is because reducing sodium levels is a complex undertaking as it plays a key role in the taste, safety and quality of the food. Consum ....

Tips For Eating Healthier When Dining Out

(NC) We've all been there — too tired to cook after a long day at work and hanging out with the kids so you order delivery, or give in to a tempting invitation from a friend to join them for dinner and drinks at your favourite restaurant. Either way, your goal of eating healthy meals is out the window. Or is it? Whether you're eating out more often than you'd like or simply enjoy indul ....

How to Decode Your Food Label

(NC) Eating right is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle, but it can be hard to achieve without understanding exactly what all the info on a food label means. The next time you check out the nutritional value of your favourite food, know what you should be paying attention to with these top tips for decoding food labels: 1. Serving size: This tells you the amount of food or drink t ....

Canada Ranks #1 in Food Safety

(NC) Concerned about the quality and safety of the food you're feeding your family? Don't be — our reputation in food safety has been ranked as number one in the world in 2014 by the Conference Board of Canada, tying with Ireland. This is great news for Canadians, and also means we're in excellent shape to help feed the world's growing population. Our status as a global food safety l ....

Forget Resolutions: 10 Daily Health Commitments for Success

(NC) The top new year's resolution is living a healthier lifestyle, but three quarters of Canadians who make a resolution eventually break it — often in the first three months. Instead, experts say making health commitments rather than resolutions is more effective, because each time you make a decision, it's like doing another rep at the gym, exercising your willpower and making it ....

5 Ways to Make Your Mornings More Productive

(NC) When it comes to mornings, we're often so busy that we forget the small steps we can take to keep our health on track for the full day ahead. While we all know breakfast is the most important meal of the day, new research shows that 37 per cent of Canadians who do eat breakfast don't always do so at home. The good news is that they're finding ways to grab a bite to eat even if they ....

The Secret to Perfect Homemade Soup

(NC) The key to delicious DIY soup is as simple as getting the base right, according to chef Antonio Park, a judge on Chopped Canada and owner of two successful restaurants. Starting with a flavourful broth made with natural ingredients is essential to creating a sensational pot of soup. “Quality recipes start with quality ingredients,” explains Park. “The broth really is the fou ....

Flavourful Fusion Soup for Cozy Winters

(NC) Mixing cultures through food is a delicious trend that lets both professional chefs and home cooks get creative in the kitchen. As a judge on Chopped Canada and the owner of two successful restaurants, acclaimed chef Antonio Park is an expert in fusion cuisine. Raised by Korean parents, Park grew up in Argentina before moving to Canada and later training in Japan. His culinary c ....

Creative Twists for Soup Season

(NC) There are few things more comforting on a chilly evening than a bowl of perfectly simmered and seasoned soup. Easy or complicated, creamy or spicy, you simply can't go wrong with soup during the winter. “Once the days grow shorter and the temperature drops, there is nothing I crave more than a hearty bowl of soup,” says chef Antonio Park, Chopped Canada judge and restaurant ow ....

Safety tips for Internet banking

Internet banking is a convenience that we can no longer live without. This is despite the fact that the online revolution is still in its infancy. The Internet of Things has brought a lot of innovations that make life much easier. Some like Internet banking are very helpfully, allowing the public to send money, check bank balances, receive money and buy without leaving their blankets. Other ....